The Eagle

The Eagle
  • 2011
  • US / UK
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Kevin Macdonald
  • Cast: Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell, Donald Sutherland, Mark Strong
  • Language: English, Gaelic

Adapted from Rosemary Sutcliffe's beloved children's novel about a Roman legion lost north of Hadrian's Wall. Although frequently engrossing, this bird doesn't quite soar, thanks to Jeremy Brock's over-literal script and Tatum's flat performance. One for older children only.

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The Eagle

2 Mar 20113 stars

Kevin Macdonald's historical drama/war movie, starring Channing Tatum and Jamie Bell

Following on from State of Play, Kevin Macdonald has created a new adaptation of Rosemary Sutcliff’s children’s adventure The Eagle of the Ninth, which was also the subject of a fondly remembered BBC TV series. After his success with The Last King of…

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